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Name:Shoreham Airfield, Shoreham-by-Sea
HER Ref:MWS849
Type of record:Monument

Designations - none recorded

Summary

Shoreham is Britain's oldest licensed airport and was also used as a military airfield in both World Wars.


Grid Reference:TQ 2009 0564
Parish:Lancing, Adur, West Sussex
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Monument Types

  • AIRFIELD (Opened, Modern - 1911 AD to 1911 AD (at some time))

Sources

<1>Bibliographic reference: 1972. Sussex Ind Archaeol. 14.
<2>Bibliographic reference: Bagley JA. 1973-4. Shoreham and Ford; A History of Two Sussex Airfields. Sussex Ind History. 24-28.
<3>Bibliographic reference: Almond, R. 1984/5. A Brief History of Shoreham Airport. Sussex Industrial History. No 14, pp11-16.
<4>Bibliographic reference: M.F. Mace. 1997. Sussex Wartime Relics and Memorials - Wrecks, Relics and Memorials from Sussex at War 1939-1945. Copy belongs to Mr. J. Mills. p 84.
<5>Web Site: English Heritage. 2007. PastScape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk/.
<6>EH AMIE Report: English Heritage. 2012. English Heritage National Mapping Programme for Worthing - Weald, West Sussex - Digital Mapping (GIS) Shapefiles.
<7>EH AMIE Report: English Heritage. 2012. English Heritage National Mapping Programme for Worthing - Weald, West Sussex.
<8>Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Records Card TQ20NW27.

Associated Events - none recorded

Associated Monuments

  • MWS9883 - Related to: Airport Terminal Building of Shoreham Airport, Shoreham-by-Sea (Listed Building)
  • MWS11396 - Related to: An Archaeological Watching Brief at the new Helicopter Landing Site, Shoreham Airport, West Sussex (Phase 1) (Monument)
  • MWS7533 - Related to: Anti Tank Vertical Rail (Monument)
  • MWS848 - Related to: Dome Trainer - Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11589 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of World War II Bomb Crater within Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11641 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of a World War II Air Riad Shelter associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11737 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of a World War II Bomb Crater asociated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11767 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of a World War II Bomb Crater asociated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11591 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of a World War II Bomb Crater associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11588 - Related to: Earthwork Remains of three World War II Craters within Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11766 - Related to: Earthwork remains of Two World War II Bomb Craters associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS8088 - Related to: Municipal Hangar at Shoreham Airfield, Shoreham-by-Sea (Listed Building)
  • MWS5342 - Related to: Pill Box - Shoreham By sea (Monument)
  • MWS5339 - Related to: Pillbox - Shoreham (Monument)
  • MWS7605 - Related to: Pillbox (Monument)
  • MWS5343 - Related to: Shoreham gun emplacement (Monument)
  • MWS5338 - Related to: Shoreham Pill Box (Monument)
  • MWS11736 - Related to: Site of a Possible Type 24 World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfied, Shoreham (Monument)
  • MWS11739 - Related to: Site of a Possible World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11644 - Related to: Site of a World War II Air Raid Shelter associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS12028 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11584 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11585 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11586 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11587 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11640 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11700 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11703 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11735 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS12227 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS12228 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox to the South of Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS12229 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox to the South of Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS12230 - Related to: Site of a World War II Pillbox to the South of Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11738 - Related to: Site of Four World War II Air Raid Shelters associated with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11643 - Related to: Site of World War II Barbed Wire Obstructions assocaited with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11740 - Related to: Site of World War II Camouflage, Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11639 - Related to: Structural Remains of a World War II Pillbox to the North of Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS11642 - Related to: Type 24 World War II Pillbox assocaited with Shoreham Airfield, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS9881 - Related to: War Memorial within the grounds of Shoreham Airport, Shoreham-by-Sea (Monument)
  • MWS10678 - Related to: World War II Gun Emplacement West of the Old Toll bridge, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS5340 - Related to: World War II Pillbox located on the West Bank of the River Adur (Monument)
  • MWS5341 - Related to: World War II Type 22 Pillbox on the West Bank of the River Adur, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS10685 - Related to: World War II Type 23 Pillbox, Old Shoreham Road, Lancing (Monument)
  • MWS5344 - Related to: World War II Type 24 Pillbox located beside Shoreham Airport, Lancing (Monument)

Associated Finds - none recorded